• RESIDENCY DATES : Oct 1st 2006 to Dec 31st 2006 | Jan 3rd 2017 to Jan 31st 2017
  • PRACTICE : theater
  • FROM : USA/Azerbaijan
  • MEMBER OF headRush

Simón Adinia Hanukai has been performing theater, which focuses on different social and political issues, since 1994, and has been teaching theater in middle and high schools since 2000 in Mountain View, San Jose, East Palo Alto, the Bronx and Oakland.  He has written, performed and directed productions with Rainbow Theater & JUICE, Santa Cruz-based performance collectives. He performs with the theater group, headRush, that uses theater to educate people about issues that effect working class people nation wide, and co-founded the Naked Souls Artists Alliance, an artist collaborative that brings together local visual, performance and literary artists to share their work with the community. He is also currently the Co-Artistic Director of the Destiny Arts Youth Performance Company, a multicultural group of teens who create original performance art pieces that combine hip-hop, modern, and aerial dance, theater, martial arts, song and rap. Simón has a Masters degree in education from the University of San Francisco¹s Center for Teaching Excellence and Social Justice.